Melrose Abbey

Abbey Street, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 9LG

01896 822 562

Plan your visit

Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections, there is currently no visitor access to the abbey church. Find out more about our conservation work.

The abbey grounds, cloister and museum are open. 

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We recommend booking in advance to guarantee entry.

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Opening times

The full abbey precinct will be closed 27 March to 2 April while we carry out refurbishments in the ticket office and shop. From 3 April, the abbey grounds, cloister and museum will reopen. 

1 Apr to 30 Sept:
Daily, 10am to 5pm
Last entry 4.30pm

1 Oct to 31 Mar:
Daily, 10am to 4pm
Last entry 3.15pm

We recommend booking online in advance is recommended to guarantee entry.


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